Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The Smoky Hill River Festival: Fine Art Show

Deadline: February 25, 2012 (ONLINE) or (RECEIVE)

Fine Art Show
The Smoky Hill River Festival

Salina, KS
June 9 & 10, 2012

Each applicant is required to submit five quality jpg images representative of work to be exhibited in one of the following categories: Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Leather, 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Painting, Paper, Photography, Sculpture, Wood, Graphics/Printmaking, Digital, or Drawing/Pastels. A sixth jpg image must show display booth with work visibly representative of the quality in the five images of your work. The booth image should also represent your professional presentation.

All work must be original, designed and executed by the accepted artist. Work created in production studios is not eligible. Only artists displaying their own original work may participate. No stand-in or proxy exhibitors will be allowed to represent the artist/s. If two artists collaborate, it is regarded as a joint (one) entry.

JURORS: The work of each applicant will be reviewed by a four-member panel of art professionals. (TBA)
The work will be juried based on originality; execution of design, technique, and craftsmanship; creative use of materials, and aesthetic qualities. Each artist’s images will be viewed simultaneously and must accurately represent work to be exhibited.

Application Options
Artists may apply to the Smoky Hill River Festival Fine Art Show in one of two ways: submitting through the ZAPP online application system (zapplication.org) or submitting digital jpg images directly to our office on disc with application form (riverfestival.com).

Direct Mailed Application: Please submit your completed application form, image disc, and $30 jury fee. Booth fee and optional electrical fee will be submitted with Exhibiting Agreement, upon acceptance.

ZAPPlication Application: Open the ZAPP website: zapplication.org and follow the website instructions. Image formatting assistance is available on the site. Your $30 jury fee will be processed online. Booth fee and optional electrical fee will be submitted with Exhibiting Agreement, upon acceptance.

Exhibit Space
Artists are provided a 10’ x 10’ Ground Space. Exhibitors set up on a large grassy area. Artist must provide display system, including canopy. Display units should be designed for outdoor use and capable of withstanding the elements.

Merit Awards: $1500, $1000, $900, $900, $700, $700, $700, $500, $500, $500
Purchase Awards for the Festival Community Art Collection: $1500
Art Patron Program purchases: $130,000

Visit website for complete details: www.riverfestival.com

Download Fine Art Show Application: www.riverfestival.com/FA-App-2012.pdf

Further Information
Karla Prickett
Festival Coordinator/Visual Arts
Salina Arts & Humanities
785-309-5770 ext 2306
e-mail: karla.prickett@salina.org